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  • How a scandal brought down Joe Paterno

    The tipping point came when the state's top cop said what everyone was thinking: Why didn't Joe Paterno do more? Why didn't anyone at Penn State?...

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  • After week of turmoil, it's gameday at Penn State

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Athletes often talk of the playing field being their sanctuary, the one place they can go to shut out the distractions - good and bad - of real life....

  • Crazy OT loss haunts Illini with Michigan in town

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Michigan spent the past week talking about last Saturday's upset loss at Iowa, a bad surprise they vowed not to let hurt them this week at Illinois....

  • Former Nittany Lions rally around program

    Their former coach? Fired in disgrace. Their university? Under attack for fostering a culture of secrecy and cover-ups as part of a devastating child sex abuse-scandal....

  • Penn State assistant at center of scandal won't coach Saturday

    Penn State assistant coach Mike McQueary will miss Saturday's game against Nebraska after the school said he received “multiple threats.”

  • Ga. Tech student says was raped on campus before Va. Tech game

    A Georgia Tech student reported being sexually assaulted by a stranger on the Atlanta campus as more than 50,000 football fans and dozens of police officers streamed onto the campus for Thursday night's football game against Virginia Tech.

  • Paterno gone, but questions at Penn State remain

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- The most tumultuous week Penn State has ever endured is drawing to a close....

  • PSU: McQueary won't coach Saturday due to threats

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Penn State assistant coach Mike McQueary will miss Saturday's game against Nebraska after the school said he received "multiple threats."...

  • Column: They did Paterno wrong

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- The only thing people love more than watching a star claw his way to the top is watching him fall....

  • No. 1 LSU, No. 2 Oklahoma St linked by Miles

    STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) -- If the national championship game were played today, it would be Les Miles' current team against the one he helped put on the path to the BCS....

  • Neb regent fears for player, fan safety at PSU

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- A University of Nebraska regent called for safety assurances from Penn State on Thursday, saying he fears for the Cornhuskers' football traveling party and fans at this weekend's game....

  • Bradley replaces Paterno as Penn State coach

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- New Penn State coach Tom Bradley says he is replacing Joe Paterno with "very mixed emotions."...

  • Trusted assistant cause of Paterno's downfall

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Once considered Joe Paterno's heir apparent, Jerry Sandusky instead became the man who brought him down....

  • Column: Think he'd walk away? You don't know Joe.

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Once the question no longer was if Joe must go, but when, someone had to have the guts to make the call. Because nobody else would, Paterno did. He said he wanted to see this through to the bitter end - of the season, anyway - and dared the Penn State board of trustees...

  • Paterno's resignation leaves players shocked, sad

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Joe Paterno was in tears, his players in shock....

  • Players, coaches, students react to Paterno news

    A sampling of reaction from Penn State players, coaches, alumni and others on Joe Paterno's decision to retire as coach after the season following child sex-abuse charges against former assistant Jerry Sandusky:...

  • Paterno: How Brooklyn kid became top coach

    He was a Brooklyn kid, an Ivy League graduate, a young man with designs on becoming a lawyer. Joe Paterno reluctantly went to Penn State to coach football and has stayed 61 years....

  • With Meyer available, Penn State will have opening

    AP College Football Writer (AP) -- The last game Urban Meyer coached for Florida was against Penn State and Joe Paterno....

  • Key dates in the Penn State sex abuse case

    A chronological look at the case against former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, based on a grand jury report in Pennsylvania state court. Some key dates in Penn State football history are included. Sandusky has been charged with 40 criminal counts, accusing him of serial sex abus...

  • Paterno issues statement on retirement

    Penn State football coach Joe Paterno released the following statement Wednesday:...

  • McDuffie: Paterno will probably lose job

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Former Penn State wide receiver O.J. McDuffie thinks the child sex-abuse case at Penn State will spell the end of coach Joe Paterno's career....

  • Penn State scandal dwarfs others in college sports

    Scandals of all kinds have tarnished college sports for decades, though what is unfolding at Penn State is hard to compare to any of them....

  • PSU statement on panel to investigate sex abuse

    The Board of Trustees of The Pennsylvania State University is outraged by the horrifying details contained in the Grand Jury Report. As parents, alumni and members of the Penn State Community, our hearts go out to all of those impacted by these terrible events, especially the tragedies involving chi...

  • Adam James wrapping tumultuous career at TTech

    LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) -- The nasty voicemails and emails don't weigh on Adam James anymore. And he doesn't care if people view him as a pariah, the guy who brought an end to the high-flying Mike Leach era at Texas Tech....

  • Study of FBS schools shows lack of diversity

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- A new study says that the racial and gender composition of people in key leadership positions at schools that compete in the NCAA's Football Bowl Subdivision remains decisively white and male....

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